Category Archives: Clerk MAAP Software

a category for the discussion of any news, tips, and best practices relevant to users and administrators of the online MAAP module of the avitar clerk/mv application.

Boat Fee Increase

Recently, the DMV notified us of the passage of HB292 relative to boat fee changes. The Milfoil fee will increase from $3.50 to $5.50 effective January 1, 2015. The DMV acknowledged the fee change will impact the registration of all … Continue reading

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Low Speed Utility Vehicles – Senate Bill 231 – Follow up

As you all know, the passage of Senate Bill SB231 changed the renewal process for tractors and low speed utility vehicles as of August 25, 2014. The change requires all customers with tractor plates (TRAC) due for renewal to visit … Continue reading

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Low Speed Utility Vehicles – Senate Bill 231

Last week, DMV notified us that the legislature recently passed Senate Bill 231, relative to the regulation of tractors and low speed utility vehicles, and the rules became effective as of July 28, 2014. SB 231 defines the differences between … Continue reading

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Plate Releases

We get a lot of phone calls about plate releases. While it is important that you contact the DMV Agent Help Desk prior to processing a plate release, here are two scenarios to help you better understand when and why you’ll need … Continue reading

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State Portion on a Town-Only Title Application

We want to pass along some information we learned today from one of our clerks. They were having trouble completing the state portion of a title application after they had originally processed the title application as town-only. So they called … Continue reading

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2015 Decal Inventory

Last September we posted a blog “Assigning Decal Color to 2014 Decal Inventory.” You should be receiving your 2015 decal inventory, so we felt a refresher on the topic might be helpful. Note, the 2015 decals are a dark blue, … Continue reading

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Assigning Decal Color to 2014 Decal Inventory

DMV is in the process of delivering the 2014 decal inventory. Once you receive the decals, the inventory will need to be added into the Avitar Clerk system. We’re aware that everyone knows how to add a batch of decals to the system; however, it … Continue reading

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MAAP Error Messages

If you have ever seen MAAP error messages, you know how cryptic they can be. In order to know what you need to fix, you have to read through a lengthy message and hope for a clue. Below are some common MAAP … Continue reading

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Lease Transfers: Owner to Owner vs. Lease to Lease

There is some confusion about when to select Owner to Owner vs. Lease to Lease in regards to processing a lease transfer for a customer who wants to transfer plates from their old leased vehicle to their new leased vehicle.

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Clerk/MV Hybrid Electric (HEV) Fuel Type

DMV has notified us that they will be adding a new fuel type of “H” for the Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV). This change will not require a system update from Avitar, as the Clerk system enables you to edit the … Continue reading

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